Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Get 12 issues from just £25
Must-Have Movie Collectibles
Bid on some classic memorabilia
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
New Trailer For Avengers: Age Of Ultron Smashes In
And our first (brief) look at The Vision
Teaser Trailer For Ian McKellen's Mr Holmes Lands
Long in the sleuth
First Trailer For Self/Less
Ben Kingsley and Ryan Reynolds find immortality has side effects
Peanuts Movie Character Posters Online
Charlie Brown and the gang get face time
Daniel Von Bargen 1950-2015
Gruff character actor dies aged 64
Jeff Goldblum Back For Independence Day 2
Liam Hemsworth and Jessie Usher also confirmed
Cary Fukunaga Updates On It
The search for Pennywise continues
Game Of Thrones' Rose Leslie Joins Luther
But Ruth Wilson won't be back
Steve Martin Joins Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
He's part of the cast for Ang Lee's latest
Community Season Six Trailer Online
The Age Of Yahoo is upon us
Avengers: Age Of Ultron Character Posters Fly In
Update: Make room for Cap!
Bryan Singer Adapting The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress
He'll tackle the Robert A. Heinlein book
Steven Spielberg's New Film Now Titled Bridge Of Spies
Cold war thriller is untitled no longer
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
02 March 2015
Kristen Stewart On For Kelly Reichardt's New Drama
She'll play a lawyer
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
14 August 2015
Spy
05 June 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Black Sea (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Drop (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Boxtrolls (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Quiet Ones (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

A First Look At Sherlock Holmes 2
Noomi Rapace joins the action...

24 November 2010  |  Written by James White  |  Source: HitFix

submit to reddit

Thanks to Stephen Fry’s prodigious tweets on the matter, we know that Guy Ritchie and his cast and crew on the Sherlock Holmes sequel have been working hard making the film. Now the first image has arrived, featuring Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) and Watson (Jude Law) in action once more, this time joined by Sim, as played by franchise newcomer Noomi Rapace.

There’s not an awful lot more to report, since the picture is basically the three on the run from an explosion, with Holmes hair flying wildly. Rapace’s costume is intriguing though – her character was at one point rumoured to be some sort of French gypsy, though there’s no word yet on whether she’s actually playing that. The outfit itself looks more like she’s part of – or has borrowed the uniform from – the military.

And as for the plot, we do know that Holmes and Watson will be going up against Moriarty, with Mad Men’s Jared Harris playing the cunning professor. Fry is Mycroft Holmes, Sherlock’s older brother, a man who has his own dark secrets but also the piercing intelligence that seems to run in their family.

Sherlock Holmes 2 (or whatever it ends up called or subtitled) is scheduled to arrive on December 16 next year. A tip of the hat to Hitfix for the pic.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Brody Wins Legal Case Against Giallo
Producers can't use his image for now
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

Your Comments

RE: A First Look At Sherlock Holmes 2
He is really amazing..!! More

Posted by kalvin at 10:37 on 03 December 2010 | Report This Post

RE: A First Look At Sherlock Holmes 2
L: Letattz stephen fry seems a little old to be playing that role (only 7 years older than sherlock), but since he is generally ace in all other areas of life, I'll give it the benefit of the doubt.... e is "ace", he's also only eight years older than Robert Downey Jr (a little less to be more precise.). More

Posted by My name is Legion at 12:07 on 24 November 2010 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Showrunner Beau Willimon Reveals 8 House Of Cards Secrets
On Kevin Spacey’s dog-dispatching and more…

21 Great Movie Cons
Fleece your friends with these duplicitous devices...

Empire Podcast 150: Margot Robbie
The Focus (and Wolf Of Wall Street) star from the Top Gear track...

Empire's New Spectre Issue Covers
First look at Bond 24 in Empire's April issue

Vote For The Jameson Empire Awards 2015!
Your mission is clear...

Sleeping Beauties: The Story Behind 12 Of Cinema's Unlikeliest Hits
They came, they saw, they surprisingly conquered

Writer / Director Dan Gilroy Reveals 8 Nightcrawler Secrets
On Jake Gyllenhaal's hand-slicing mirror smash and more...

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)